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Due Date: Agosto 17, 2021
Due Date: Agosto 18, 2021
Antananarivo, Madagascar | Due: 08/17/21

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) Early Warning Team (EWT) seeks a full-time country representative based in Antananarivo, Madagascar. FEWS NET is an integrated set of activities funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and is intended to provide timely, accurate, evidence-based, and transparent food security early warning information and analysis.

Chemonics International (Chemonics) implements the FEWS NET EWT, a team charged with integrated emergency food insecurity analysis through a Washington-based technical office and more than 20 field offices.

The Madagascar CR will support the effective execution of technical activities in the national office and will serve as the technical, administrative, and political (representational) head of each field office. The CR is responsible for activities in a number of areas including acute food insecurity monitoring, data collection and assessment; acute food insecurity and early warning analysis; and collaboration with key network partners. Where appropriate, the CR may also support remote monitoring in selected countries.

Minimum qualifications for this position include:

  • Proficiency in written and spoken English and French is required; local language skills relevant to the region are desirable

  • Bachelor’s degree in a discipline relevant to the work of FEWS NET, such as economics, agricultural economics, agronomy, nutrition, climatology, anthropology, or social geography is required; advanced university degree (Master’s degree or higher) is desirable

  • At least two years of relevant experience (with PhD), four years of relevant experience (with Master’s degree), or six years of relevant experience (with Bachelor’s degree) is required

  • Demonstrated relevant experience working in the region is required, prior relevant experience working in Madagascar is strongly preferred

Please refer and view the full job description for the Madagascar CR position by clicking on the "Read More" button below. To apply, please complete the general application form and upload your CV and cover letter at https://fewsnet.formstack.com/forms/cr_mg_ewt by August 17th, 2021 (11:59 p.m. EDT).
 
All application materials, including responses to the general information form, CVs, and cover letters, should be provided in English. No telephone inquiries. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

For applicants located in the EU, please see Chemonics Data Privacy Notice linked here:  https://chemonics.com/eu-recruiting-data-privacy-notice/ 

Aden, Yemen | Due: 08/18/21

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) Early Warning Team (EWT) seeks a full-time deputy country representative based in Aden, Yemen. FEWS NET is an integrated set of activities funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and is intended to provide timely, accurate, evidence-based, and transparent food security early warning information and analysis.

Chemonics International (Chemonics) implements the FEWS NET EWT, a team charged with integrated emergency food insecurity analysis through a Washington-based technical office and more than 20 field offices.

The Yemen deputy country representative (DCR) will work closely with the Yemen country representative (CR) to undertake activities in the project office including . food security monitoring, data collection, assessment, and early warning analysis; communication of early warning analysis to partners and decision-makers through high-quality reports and participation in briefings and meetings; and close collaboration with key partners. The DCR will assist the CR to provide quality control for the deliverables of the project and will help ensure that activities and products are delivered in a timely manner.

Minimum qualifications for this position include:

  • Proficiency in written and spoken English and Arabic is required; local language skills relevant to the region are desirable

  • Bachelor’s degree in a discipline relevant to the work of FEWS NET, such as economics, agricultural economics, agronomy, nutrition, climatology, anthropology, or social geography is required; advanced university degree (Master’s degree or higher) is desirable

  • At least two years of relevant experience (with PhD), four years of relevant experience (with Master’s degree), or six years of relevant experience (with Bachelor’s degree) is required. Relevant experience includes working on food security information systems, food security analysis, early warning, or other related fields experience working with UN agencies and/or NGOs is desirable

  • Demonstrated experience working in the region is required, prior experience working in Yemen is preferred

Please refer and view the full job description for the Yemen DCR position by clicking on the "Read More" button below. To apply, please complete the general application form and upload your CV and cover letter at https://fewsnet.formstack.com/forms/dcr_yemen by August 18th, 2021 (11:59 p.m. EDT).
 
All application materials, including responses to the general information form, CVs, and cover letters, should be provided in English. No telephone inquiries. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

For applicants located in the EU, please see Chemonics Data Privacy Notice linked here:  https://chemonics.com/eu-recruiting-data-privacy-notice/ 

About FEWS NET

A Rede de Sistemas de AlertaPrecoce de Fome é líder na provisão de alertas precoces e análises relativas à insegurança alimentar. Estabelecida em 1985 com o fim de auxiliar os responsáveis pela tomada de decisões a elaborar planos para crises humanitárias, a FEWS NET provê análises baseadas em evidências em cerca de 35 países. Entre os membros implementadores refere-se a NASA , NOAA, USDA e o USGS, assim como a Chemonics International Inc. e a Kimetrica. Leia mais sobre o nosso trabalho.

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